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Location, Directions and Maps

The city of Bangor lies between the Menai Strait and the Snowdonia National Park.

Map of Bangor

Click to download a map of Bangor (PDF).

Travel directions

Bangor is probably easier (and quicker) to get to than you might think (by road, rail or bus)! 

By road

Our interactive location map (provided by Google map ) provides you with directions to Bangor, using your postcode as the starting point. You can also 'zoom-out' to see exactly where we are located.

If you have a Satellite Navigation system in your car then using LL57 2UW will get you to Bangor, near to the Deiniol Building (building 47 on our downloadable map of Bangor)

By Bus

TrawsCambria serves Bangor daily and links with services to South and West Wales, Wrexham and Barmouth. Go to for details.

By rail

See the National Rail website for frequent train services to Bangor station.

By sea

If you're coming to Bangor from Ireland you'll be able to cross on the ferry to Holyhead, please see these external websites for timetables:

If you are arriving at Holyhead, there is a rail link to Bangor (journey time about 30 minutes).Check National Rail website for details.

By air

If you are arriving at Manchester or Liverpool Airport, there is a rail link to Bangor running frequently. Please check the National Rail website for further details.

Anglesey Airport

Anglesey Airport has hour-long flights between Cardiff International and Anglesey. Visit for more information.

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